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Rockies star Nolan Arenado earns fifth straight Gold Glove

/ Nov 8, 2017

Rockies star Nolan Arenado earns fifth straight Gold Glove

Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado won his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night, while Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton headlined a group of six first-time winners. The prizes for defensive excellence were announced by Rawlings for the 60th time. Arenado, Cubs right ...

Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work, generosity

/ Nov 8, 2017

Roy Halladay remembered for his hard work, generosity

A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field. The eight-time All-Star loved his family, baseball and flying. Halladay's passion for piloting cost him his life Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was ...

/ Nov 8, 2017

Marines pitcher Wakui eyes move to MLB as free agent

Chiba Lotte Marines right-hander Hideaki Wakui filed for international free agency in a bid to continue his career in Major League Baseball, the Pacific League team said Wednesday. According to a Lotte executive, the 13-year veteran, who won the prestigious Sawamura Award in 2009, will ...

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

/ Nov 8, 2017

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball. Halladay worked tirelessly to become a dominant pitcher, winning a Cy Young Award in each league and tossing a perfect game and a postseason no-hitter in the same year for ...

Shohei Otani selects Nez Balelo as agent

/ Nov 7, 2017

Shohei Otani selects Nez Balelo as agent

Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters star Shohei Otani, who is expected to move to the majors this offseason through the posting system, has chosen Nez Balelo as his agent, a source said Tuesday. Balelo has also represented outfielder Norichika Aoki, who has played for seven big ...

Pitcher Madison Bumgarner staying put with Giants

/ Nov 7, 2017

Pitcher Madison Bumgarner staying put with Giants

Madison Bumgarner's $12 million option for the 2018 season has been exercised by the San Francisco Giants, who are determined to keep a talented rotation intact as the club looks to bounce back from a last-place season. The Giants locked up Bumgarner long-term in April ...

Longtime Twins coach Rick Stelmaszek dies at 69

/ Nov 7, 2017

Longtime Twins coach Rick Stelmaszek dies at 69

Former Minnesota Twins coach Rick Stelmaszek, who helped the team win two World Series championships, has died of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 69. The Twins were informed of the death Monday by a friend of the Stelmaszek family, according to team spokesman Dustin ...